[OSM-talk] JOSM latest Add tags - fixed?

Grant Slater openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Tue Aug 28 15:12:40 BST 2007

David Earl wrote:
> In the Add Tags dialogue in the latest JOSM I like very much the ability 
> to type just the first character to get to the entry I want (selected 
> from thosealready present in the data, I think) on the menus (more 
> keyboard less mouse the better - much quicker).
> BUT, it is virtually impossible to add a new value where the first 
> character is the same as an existing value. It keeps overwriting. And if 
> you type one too many letters in something that does match, it starts 
> matching as if the extra letter were the first letter.

Bug is documented here: http://josm.eigenheimstrasse.de/ticket/182

Attached to bug report is a tiny patch which seems to fix the problem 
for me.

patched jar


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